Encyclopedia

The Zyxel Encyclopedia help you easily realize the concepts and terminologies of security information. Search in the encyclopedia for application name or categories, you can view the application detail, description, and categories. Using the information to prioritize, throttle, and block certain application(s) to boost productivity and prevent bandwidth abuse.

Latest Version

1.0.0.20210422.0
  • Update Date
    2021-04-21 05:45:32
  • All Application
    3744
  • Added Application
  • Updated Application
  • Categories
    32
Added Application
  • Application
    Category
    Description
  • 163Mail
    Webmail
    163Mail is an email platform owned by Netease.
  • RiotGames
    Game
    Riot Games is a videogame company, and has developed games like League of Legends, Valorant, etc... This plugin classifies website traffic.
  • BlueJeans
    Instant Messaging
    BlueJeans is a cloud video conferencing platform.
  • Juniper
    Web
    This plugin classifies traffic going to Juniper Web interface.
  • High-availability Seamless Redundancy
    Middleware
    High-Availability Seamless Redundancy provides redundancy for industrial Ethernet networks. This headers is used for packet duplication removal. The ixEngine doesn't run the duplication removal algorithm.
  • HSR/PRP supervision frame
    Middleware
    High-Availability Seamless Redundancy (HSR) and Parallel Redundancy Protocol (PRP) provide redundancy for industrial Ethernet networks. This plugin classifies supervision frames.
  • ESK M3
    Middleware
    This plugin classifies the control protocol between ESK M3 Access Control module for forklifts and the P106 software that manage them.
  • Bodet
    Web
    Bodet is a French company specialized in time monitoring in managing. This plugins classifies web traffic related to Bodet.
  • Bodet Time & Attendance
    Custom
    Bodet is a French company specialized in time monitoring in managing. This module manages protocol related to Bodet Time and Attendance software.
  • Experion product
    Custom
    This plugin classifies of Experion Control Builder for Server LX.
  • IEEE C37.118 Synchrophasor
    Middleware
    IEEE C37.118 Synchrophasor Protocol conveys electrical current measurements in power grid substations.
  • Twilio
    Web
    Twilio is a cloud communication platform. This plugin classifies website traffic.
  • Blackboard
    Web
    Blackboard is a software editor and a service platform for educational structures. This plugin classifies website and free trial services (meeting through web browser).
  • CONTPAQi
    ERP
    CONTPAQi is a Mexican accounting software editor. This plugin classifies the websites and on-line API endpoints of the software.
  • Let's Encrypt
    Web
    Let's Encrypt is a free SSL/TLS certification authority. This plugin classifies website traffic.
  • Street Fighter
    Game
    Street Fighter is a fighting video game franchise developed and published by Capcom . This plugin classifies traffic generated by Street Fighter IV Champion Edition an online mobile video game.
  • SpellingCity
    Web
    SpellingCity is an online educational tool that helps children learn to spell. This plugin classifies website traffic.
  • Testwise
    Web
    This plugin classifies Testwise website access. Testwise is a scoring and reporting service platform for schools.
  • Parallel Redundancy Protocol
    Middleware
    Parallel Redundancy Protocol provides redundancy for industrial Ethernet networks. This plugin detects the Redundancy Control Trailer (RCT) to Ethernet frames. The ixEngine does not run the duplication removal algorithm.
Updated Application
  • Application
    Category
    Description
  • Border Gateway Protocol
    Routing
    Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is an inter Autonomous Systems routing protocol used by most ISPs.
  • BitTorrent
    Peer to Peer
    BitTorrent is a peer-to-peer protocol. [ bittorrent is also known as kadmelia.] Note: In Basic-DPI, Partial classification on certain file-download sessions using encryption.
  • Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
    Network Service
    The DHCP protocol is used to configure automatically the network parameters of a station.
  • DirectConnect (NMDC)
    Peer to Peer
    DirectConnect is a peer-to-peer protocol. [ directconnect is also known as nmdc.]
  • Domain Name Service
    Network Service
    The DNS protocol is used to translate internet names (www.site.com) into IP address and vice versa. This protocol plug-in classifies DNS and its 'children' LLMNR, mDNS and DNSSEC (RFC 4033, RFC 3225), which are recognizable by the value of the Q_DNS_NAME_RESOLUTION_TYPE attribute. [ dns is also known as llmnr.]
  • Edonkey
    Peer to Peer
    Edonkey is a peer-to-peer protocol. Classification is not guaranteed when the protocol obfuscation feature is enable (feature appeared in eMule version 0.47b). [ edonkey is also known as kadmelia and emule.]
  • Google Mail
    Webmail
    Gmail is the Google webmail service. This plugin also classifies Gmail image proxy server. Google Inbox is now part of Gmail. Note: In Basic-DPI, gmail is sometimes classified as gmail_chat.
  • Gnutella
    Peer to Peer
    Gnutella is a peer-to-peer protocol. [ gnutella is also known as kadmelia.] Note: In Basic-DPI, Partial classification during file download on Android.
  • Google Search
    Web
    This protocol is used for sending user queries to the Google search engine. This signature only classifies non-encrypted queries to the Google servers.
  • Google Maps
    Web
    Google Maps can be used to calculate routes and to look at maps. The encrypted traffic is classified as google. This plug-in also classifies the traffic destined to the Google Location service or third-party applications using its API, to locate a device.
  • H245
    Audio/Video
    H245 is a VoIP protocol, used for call signaling codec negotiation.
  • HyperText Transfer Protocol
    Web
    The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is used for browsing the web.
  • HyperText Transfer Protocol Secure
    Web
    HTTPS is the secure version of HTTP.
  • Independant Computing Architecture (Citrix)
    Thin Client
    ICA (Independent Computing Architecture) is a communication protocol and a property of the Citrix Company. Note: In Basic-DPI, Partial classification over http.
  • Internet Message Access Protocol Secure
    Mail
    IMAPS is the secure version of the IMAP protocol.
  • IPsec (AH and ESP)
    Encrypted
    The IPsec protocol suite includes Encapsulation Security Payload (ESP) and Authentication Header (AH) protocols.
  • Internet Relay Chat
    Instant Messaging
    IRC (Internet Relay Chat) is an instant messaging protocol.
  • XMPP Protocol (Jabber)
    Instant Messaging
    Jabber is an open standard instant messaging and presence system involving the XMPP protocol. [ jabber is also known as xmpp.] Note: In Basic-DPI, Partial classification over http.
  • HP Printer Job Language
    Printer
    The Jetdirect protocol is used by HP network printers.
  • Kazaa (FastTrack protocol)
    Peer to Peer
    KaZaA is a peer-to-peer protocol. [ kazaa is also known as fasttrack.]
  • Lighweight Directory Access Protocol Secure
    Application Service
    Secure LDAP is the Secure version of the LDAP protocol.
  • MS Exchange Message API
    Mail
    MS Exchange Message API is a protocol used by Exchange clients to retrieve their emails.
  • Media Gateway Control Protocol
    Audio/Video
    MGCP protocol is used as signaling protocol for voice IP applications.
  • Microsoft Multimedia Streaming
    Audio/Video
    MMS protocol is used extensively nowadays by Microsoft video streaming servers. It enables to stream a file in real time to many simultaneous viewers.
  • Mute
    Peer to Peer
    Mute is a peer-to-peer protocol.
  • Network News Transport Protocol Secure
    Forum
    Secure version of the NNTP protocol.
  • Paltalk audio chat
    Audio/Video
    Proprietary protocol used by Paltalk in audio chats.
  • Secure POP3
    Mail
    Secure version of the POP3 protocol.
  • QQ
    Instant Messaging
    QQ is the most popular free instant messaging computer program in China. Note: In Basic-DPI, Partial classification over https.
  • Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service
    Authentication
    RADIUS (Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service) is a client/server protocol that enables remote access servers to communicate with a central server to authenticate dial-in users and authorize their access to the requested system or service.
  • Real Data Transport
    Audio/Video
    This protocol is used to transport audio/video data.
  • Remote Procedure Call
    Middleware
    RPC (Remote Procedure Call) is an easy and popular paradigm for implementing the client-server model of distributed computing. A request is sent to a remote system to execute a designated procedure, using arguments supplied, and the result is returned to the caller.
  • Real Time Streaming Protocol
    Audio/Video
    The Real Time Streaming Protocol ((RTSP|RTSP)) is an application-level protocol for control over the delivery of data with real-time properties. (RTSP|RTSP) provides an extensible framework to enable controlled, on-demand delivery of real-time data, such as audio and video.
  • Session Initiation Protocol
    Audio/Video
    Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) is the Internet Engineering Task Force's (IETF's) standard for multimedia conferencing over IP. Like other VoIP protocols, SIP is designed to address the functions of signaling and session management within a packet telephony network.
  • Skype
    Instant Messaging
    Skype is a widely used voice over IP protocol. It was merged with MSN service in 2013. It's required to use this protocol in conjunction with windowslive protocol to optimize the coverage of traffic generated by Skype clients. This plug-in now includes previous MSN-related flow signatures to provide both login and chat support. UDP classification is assisted using DNS Caching. Note: In Basic-DPI, Partial classification over https.
  • Server Message Block (Windows File Server)
    File Server
    The Server Message Block protocol (SMB) provides a method for client applications to read and write to files and to request services from server programs in a computers network. This protocol plug-in supports SMB/SMB2 protocols, as well as SMB 3.0 when SMB Multichannel is not in use. The SMB RDMA (Remote Direct Memory Access) implementation over the iWarp stack (incl. SMB Direct) is supported.
  • Simple Mail Transfer Protocol Secure
    Mail
    Secure version of the SMTP protocol.
  • Simple Network Management Protocol
    Network Management
    SNMP is a request/response protocol that communicates management information between two types of SNMP software entities: SNMP applications (also called SNMP managers) and SNMP agents.
  • Secure Shell
    Encrypted
    Secure Shell (SSH), sometimes known as Secure Socket Shell, is a UNIX-based command interface and a protocol for obtaining secure access to a remote computer. Note: In Basic-DPI, Partial classification over http.
  • Secure TELNET
    Terminal
    Secure version of the Telnet.
  • Trivial File Transfer Protocol
    File Server
    Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) is a file transfer protocol that is simpler to use than the File Transfer Protocol (FTP) but that proposes less features. TFTP uses the User Datagram Protocol (UDP) rather than the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP).
  • Transparent Network Service (Oracle)
    Database
    Transparent Network Service (TNS) is the Oracle (version 8 or higher) networking technology that provides a single application interface to all industry-standard networking protocols. To connect to a database, users initiate a connect request by passing information (username and password) along with a short name for the database service they wish to connect to.
  • VMWare
    Application Service
    VMWare is a solution vendor for virtualization. This plugins provides generic classification for websites and cloud services under vmware.com.
  • Winmx
    Peer to Peer
    WinMX is a freeware peer-to-peer file sharing program authored by Frontcode Technologies that runs on Microsoft Windows operating systems, and created in 2000.
  • X Window System
    Thin Client
    X11 is designed to communicate all the information necessary to operate a window system over a single asynchronous bi-directional stream of 8-bit bytes. The X protocol specifies four types of messages but named extensions can also be defined to extend the system.
  • Youtube.com
    Web
    Youtube is a website where users can send or watch videos.
  • Facebook
    Web
    Facebook is a social network.
  • AIM Transfer
    File Transfer
    AIM is an instant messaging protocol. This plug-in classifies download flows of files that are exchanged between AIM application users.
  • SecondLife.com
    Web
    Secondlife is an Internet-based virtual world which enables its users to interact with each other through motional avatars.
  • Jabber File Transfer
    File Transfer
    Jabber transfer is an open standard to transfer file between two Jabber clients.
  • Windows Live Hotmail
    Webmail
    Windows Live Hotmail is a free webmail service operated by Microsoft. The service is now named Outlook.
  • 4shared.com
    Web
    4shared is an online space for sharing and storage.
  • Ares
    Peer to Peer
    Ares is a peer-to-peer file sharing app. Ares was initially formed as a spin-off of the Gnutella network in 2002. This signature classifies flows of Ares update checking.
  • WordPress.com
    Web
    WordPress is a popular blogging system. This plug-in classifies the usage of Wordpress.com blog hosting online service.
  • LinkedIn
    Forum
    LinkedIn is professional social network.
  • Apple Generic Services
    Web
    This protocol plug-in classifies the generic traffic related to Apple's web portal and content delivery services.
  • Mail.ru Webmail
    Webmail
    Mail.ru is a Russian web portal providing services such as webmail, search engine, instant messaging.
  • World of Warcraft
    Game
    WOW is an online role-playing game.
  • Xbox Live
    Game
    Online multiplayer gaming and digital media delivery service created and operated by Microsoft Corporation.
  • Badoo.com
    Instant Messaging
    Badoo is a dating oriented social networking website.
  • Last.fm
    Web
    Last.fm is a web-radio service, featuring a music recommendation system (called Audioscrobbler).
  • Odnoklassniki.ru
    Forum
    Odnoklassniki is a Russian social network. On audio and video flows, signalization only is classified.
  • Travellerspoint.com
    Web
    travellerspoint.com is traveler community platform.
  • Twitter
    Web
    Online microblogging service that enables its users to read and send text-based short messages.
  • Vk.com (Vkontakte)
    Forum
    VKontakte is an European social network service popular among Russian-Speaking users. It is quite similar to Facebook.
  • iTunes
    Audio/Video
    iTunes is an Apple proprietary digital media player application, used for playing and organizing digital music and video files.
  • PPStream - P2P based Streamed Media
    Audio/Video
    The PPStream protocol provides audio and video streaming. It is based on bittorrent (peer-to-peer) technology. It is mainly used in China. The PPStream activity was integrated in the iQiyi video platform by Baidu in 2013.
  • Spotify
    Audio/Video
    Spotify is an application of musical streaming. Note: In Basic-DPI, Partial classification over http.
  • Bing.com (formerly MSN Search)
    Web
    This protocol is used for sending user queries to the Bing search engine.
  • Baidu.com
    Web
    Baidu is a Chinese search engine for websites, audio files and images. Baidu means "One hundred degrees"in English. Note: In Basic-DPI, Partial classification of image and video searches.
  • Teredo protocol
    Tunneling
    The Teredo protocol enables IPv6 tunnelling over UDP, traversing NATs, and with minimum over-head.
  • Java Update
    Web
    Version type of updated Java.
  • Windows Update
    Web
    Windows_update is the protocol used for windows system updates.
  • Chrome Update
    Web
    Chrome Update is the protocol for the updates of the Google chrome browser.
  • Voddler.com
    Audio/Video
    Voddler is a streaming client application distributing movies and television programming using a patented hybrid peer-to-peer distribution system.
  • VeohTV
    Audio/Video
    VeohTV is a VOD streaming service which includes both client software and a website with embedded flash videos.
  • uTP (Micro Transport Protocol)
    Peer to Peer
    BitTorrent transport layer
  • X Display Manager Control Protocol
    Thin Client
    XDMCP is an extension of the X11 protocol that addresses the issue of discovering and authenticating available X servers on the LAN.
  • Viber
    Audio/Video
    Viber is a free embedded voice over-ip application, for smartphones.
  • Tango Video Calls
    Audio/Video
    Tango is an embedded smartphone application dedicated to audio/video-conference.
  • Paltalk video
    Audio/Video
    Proprietary protocol used by Paltalk in video.
  • Playstation Network
    Game
    PlayStation Network (PSN) is the on-line gaming service for consoles made by Sony.
  • Kaspersky Update
    Web
    Kaspersky_update is the protocol used for Kaspersky software updates.
  • Netflix.com
    Audio/Video
    NetFlix is a producer and distributor of paid videos on demand. Note: In Basic-DPI, Netflix is partially classified over http.
  • Kugou/Kugoo
    Peer to Peer
    Kugou is a multimedia peer-to-peer application providing file sharing, chat or broadcasting services.
  • UUSee Protocol
    Audio/Video
    Uusee is a peer-to-peer TV software, using the BitTorrent peer-to-peer technology. It provides a way to watch on the PC most cable and satellite TV as well as WebTV on PC. It uses the network coding technology. Note: In Basic-DPI, Partial classification over http.
  • Garena
    Web
    Garena is a platform provider for online entertainment and communication tools.
  • File Transfer Protocol Secure
    File Server
    Secure version of the FTP protocol.
  • General Inter-ORB Protocol Secure
    Middleware
    This protocol is the secure version of the GIOP protocol.
  • Box
    Web
    Box is a secured file hosting and sharing web service, available from desktop and mobile platforms.
  • Psiphon
    Web
    Internet proxy/redirector which allows uncensored access to web content.
  • Salesforce
    Web
    Salesforce is an on-line customer relationship management (CRM) web product.
  • SVT Play
    Web
    Sveriges Television video-on-demand website.
  • TV4 Play
    Web
    TV4 Play is a video streaming website broadcasting content from the TV4 swedish TV channel.
  • YouKu
    Web
    Youku is a chinese video hosting web service.
  • GoToMyPC Remote Access
    Thin Client
    Citrix GoToMyPC is a secured web-based remote access solution, enabling to take control of a PC/MAC from a web browser.
  • Gmail drive
    File Server
    GMAIL Drive is a Shell Namespace Extension that creates a virtual file system around a Google Mail account, allowing Gmail as a storage medium. GMAIL Drive is only classified over http and not over https.
  • IBM Informix
    Database
    Informix is a family of relational database management systems developed by IBM. IBM acquired the Informix technology in 2001 but it dates back to 1981. It runs on IBM mainframes and is also available for Linux/Unix/Windows.
  • Google Generic
    Web
    This protocol is a generic layer used as a base for all the Google protocols. Note: In Basic-DPI, Partial classification over http.
  • Amazon Generic Services
    Web
    This protocol plug-in classifies the generic web traffic related to Amazon services.
  • CartoonNetwork
    Web
    Websites of an American TV channel for children.
  • Cnet.com
    Audio/Video
    CNET is a media website publishing news, reviews, blog posts and videos about technology.
  • NationalGeographic.com
    Web
    Website displaying images and videos of animals, nature and cultures.
  • National Football League (NFL.com)
    Web
    nfl.com is the NFL website.
  • NYTimes.com
    Web
    NYTimes.com is the website of The New York Times daily.
  • Vimeo
    Audio/Video
    Vimeo is a high definition video streaming platform, to be accessed from a web browser or mobile applications.
  • WhatsApp Messenger
    Instant Messaging
    WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform, instant, mobile messaging application which allows the users to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS. WhatsApp Messenger is available for iPhone, BlackBerry, Android and Nokia and yes, those phones can all message each other.
  • Apple App Store
    Application Service
    The Apple App Store is a digital application distribution platform for iOS developed and maintained by Apple Inc.
  • IRC File Transfer Data
    File Transfer
    This protocol is used to transport data in IRC file transfer.
  • GMX webmail
    Webmail
    GMX is a German webmail. GMX is owned by United Internet.
  • iOS over-the-air (OTA) update
    Application Service
    iOS OTA Update is the protocol used for iOS and embedded speech updates Over The Air.
  • Google Play Store
    Application Service
    Google Play Store (formerly Android Market) is an online software store developed by Google for Android OS devices.
  • Line
    Instant Messaging
    Line is a Japanese Instant Messaging and Voip application for smartphones and PCs. Please note : the parent attribute 'call' and its children are deprecated for Line (since mid-2014) but can be extracted from SIP.
  • iCloud (Apple)
    Application Service
    iCloud is a cloud computing service developed by Apple Inc. which allows to store and share data, from an iOS mobile (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch or a Macintosh). Note: the classification of this service is maximized if non encrypted traffic is injected.
  • Instagram
    Web
    Instagram is an online mobile photo-sharing and social networking service. Instagram direct flows are classified as facebook_messenger.
  • Amazon Web Services/Cloudfront CDN
    Web
    Amazon AWS is a cloud-computing platform offered by Amazon, that includes Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3).
  • KakaoTalk
    Instant Messaging
    KakaoTalk is an instant messaging platform for mobile devices; users or group of users can send messages, share photos, videos and contact information. Audio flows are classified as RTP only.
  • Rhapsody
    Audio/Video
    Rhapsody is a subscription based music streaming service.
  • Amazon Prime Video
    Web
    Amazon Prime Video is an online video on demand service owned and operated by Amazon.
  • QQ.com
    Web
    QQ.com is a multi-service Chinese web portal hosted by Tencent. Wechat traffic could appears on QQ Web.
  • 163.com
    Web
    Chinese web portal 163. It is operated by NetEase, a company which pioneered the development of Internet in China.
  • iQiyi
    Web
    Online video publishing platform very popular in China.
  • Facebook Apps
    Web
    Facebook Applications. This plug-in classifies user access to the Facebook Applications platform, and the launching of applications. The flows generated by the applications themselves may not be classified as facebook_apps.
  • Akamai Technologies CDN
    Web
    Akamai is a major content delivery network (CDN) and distributed services provider, including cloud, etc. This CDN is specialized in local content distribution, based on cache mechanisms.
  • Microsoft Azure (previously Windows Azure)
    Web
    Microsoft Azure is an enterprise cloud computing platform, providing SaaS and PaaS.
  • Control And Provisioning of Wireless Access Points
    Tunneling
    CAPWAP stands for Control And Provisioning of Wireless Access Points. It is a standard, interoperable protocol that enables a controller to manage a collection of wireless access points. Note: In Basic-DPI, Partial classification on eth over capwap.
  • ISO Base Media File Format
    Audio/Video
    The ISO BMFF (Base Media File Format) format, as described in ISO/IEC 14496-12:2008 (MPEG-4 Part 12).
  • WeChat
    Instant Messaging
    WeChat is a text and voice messaging application for mobile. This plug-in classifies file transfers, chat and audio/video calls. Tencent is the owner of QQ and Wechat
  • MiTalk Messenger (Miliao)
    Instant Messaging
    MiTalk (aka Miliao) is a mobile instant messaging application from Xiaomi Tech.
  • Hatena.ne.jp
    Web
    Japanese web portal dedicated to social networking
  • 591.com.tw
    Web
    Taiwanese real estate web site.
  • QQ Games
    Web
    Game applications and web portal for Tencent games.
  • Tencent.com
    Web
    Instant communications service provider in Asia, providing corporate and personal instant messaging, online entertainment and value-added services. Tencent Computer Systems Company, the owner of QQ and Wechat
  • Google Talk (incl. Hangouts and Allo and Duo)
    Instant Messaging
    This signature classifies part of the flows related to the Google IM and audio/video calls applications both for PC and mobile devices. The Google Hangouts, Google Allo, and Google Duo applications are partially classified by this signature. The RTP audio/video flows of Google Hangouts and Google Duo are classified using DNS Caching and STUN metadata. [ gtalk is also known as google_hangouts, google_allo and google_duo.]
  • CloudFlare CDN
    Web
    CloudFlare CDN is a content delivery network with advanced security and analytics features.
  • Microsoft SharePoint Online (Office 365)
    Web
    On-line version of the Microsoft Sharepoint services (included in Office 365).
  • Speedtest
    Web
    Web site and mobile application for testing both bandwidth and latency of any internet connection.
  • Google Documents (aka Google Drive)
    Web
    On-line file storage and sharing web-service by Google. Important: most of the traffic is encrypted with generic Google certificates. The classification of this service then needs non-encrypted traffic to be injected. Classification is also correct for traffic under a proxy and some limited workflows. [ google_docs is also known as google_drive.]
  • MyDownloader.net
    Web
    Download files from multiple filesharing websites.
  • BlackBerry Messenger
    Instant Messaging
    BBM is the messenger/voip/Video protocol for blackberry. This plug-in classifies the audio and video data flows of BlackBerry Messenger.
  • Microsoft Skype for Business (Desktop)
    Instant Messaging
    Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync) IM, VoIP and desktop sharing services (corporate services).
  • Apple AirPlay
    Audio/Video
    Apple airplay is a protocol for display picture and video to a connected tv from a device connected to the same private network
  • Bitcoin client
    Peer to Peer
    Bitcoin is a distributed payment system.
  • BitMeTV Bittorrent tracker
    Web
    Bittorrent tracker search engine
  • BBC
    Web
    The BBC Homepage providing News and Broadcast.
  • ElPais.com
    Web
    Spanish news web portal, also accessed from Uruguay and Colombia.
  • News.am
    Web
    Armenian news portal
  • Gulfup.com
    Web
    Online file sharing website popular in Saudi Arabia and countries around the Gulf
  • Internet Small Computer Systems Interface
    Network Service
    Internet Small Computer Systems Interface (iSCSI), as described in RFC3720.
  • Repubblica.it
    Web
    Italian news portal
  • Ask.fm
    Web
    International Social network
  • Gerasanews.com
    Web
    Jordanian news portal
  • Mikogo
    Web
    Mikogo is a free desktop sharing and web conferencing service.
  • Over-blog
    Web
    French and American blog administration website
  • Moe.gov
    Web
    Omanian Ministry of Education portal
  • Snapchat
    Web
    Snapchat is a photo/video sharing service. This plugin also classifies Snap Kit web interface.
  • FarmVille
    Web
    FarmVille is a farming simulation social network game developed by Zynga.
  • Telegram
    Instant Messaging
    Telegram is an instant messaging protocol like Whatsapp. This plugin also classifies traffic generated by Telegram API embedded by telgram.org web site.
  • Waze Social GPS Maps & Traffic
    Web
    Waze is a community based mapping, traffic & navigation app.
  • Doodle Jump
    Game
    Mobile game developed by Lima Sky LLC. It will be classified only over http
  • Zendesk
    Web
    Zendesk is a cloud-based customer service platform, that includes ticketing, self-service options, and customer support features.
  • Samsung
    Web
    Samsung is a South Korean multinational company.
  • Twitch
    Web
    Twitch.tv is a live video streaming service focused on video games.
  • Facebook Messenger
    Instant Messaging
    Facebook Messenger is a text and voice messaging application for mobile devices, and also a web application for desktop or mobile web browsers. Facebook Messenger provides both text chat and audio/video communication. On mobile devices, this plug-in classifies Audio flows, Video flows, as well as Text Chat-related flows. On the web application, when running Internet Explorer, this plug-in only classifies the browsing and chat flows. On all platforms, photos and file transfers are classified as facebook. This plugin also classifies the Lasso application.
  • Turner
    Web
    Turner is a video streaming solution provider for audio/video content web services.
  • beetalk
    Instant Messaging
    beetalk is an instant messaging software for mobile.
  • iodine
    Tunneling
    Iodine is a solution which provides tunneling through the standard DNS protocol. This plugin classifies only raw UDP mode and some DNS Resource Records (NULL, PRIVATE, CNAME, A, MX, SRV and TXT) in bidirectional mode.
  • Web Cache Communication Protocol
    Network Management
    WCCP is a Cisco protocol that specifies interactions between one or more routers and one or more web-caches.
  • Mobile Market
    Application Service
    Mobile Market is an online Android and iOS software store developed by China Mobile. This plugin classifies traffic from Mobile Market Android application.
  • Cedexis
    Web
    Cedexis provides analytics solutions for CDN and Clouds services.
  • Gettyimages
    Web
    Getty Images distributes still imagery, video, music and multimedia products, as well as other forms of premium digital content
  • Google Calendar
    Web
    Google Calendar is a Google free online calendar.
  • quic
    Web
    QUIC is an open networking protocol developed primarily at Google for transporting web content.
  • Atlassian
    Web
    Atlassian is an Australian enterprise software company founded in 2002 that develops products geared towards software developers and project managers, known for its issue-tracking application named Jira.
  • Google Play Music
    Audio/Video
    Google Play Music is a music streaming service and online music locker operated by Google.
  • Facebook Embedded Video
    Web
    Facebook Embedded Video is a Facebook service allowing to watch, upload and share videos. This signature also classifies the live video play feature, aka Facebook Live.
  • Sanjesh
    Web
    Website of the iranian national education measurement and evaluation organization.
  • Atlas Solutions
    Web
    Atlas Solutions is a subsidiary of Facebook which provides services in online advertising.
  • CBS Video
    Web
    CBS Video is a site which streams movies, tv series, etc. It also classifies the web accesses to the "CBS Interactive"video delivery network, used by many video providers like CNET, Gamespot, Last.fm, etc.
  • Viaplay
    Audio/Video
    Viaplay is a video-on-demand service for the Nordic countries, which uses Silverlight to stream videos.
  • Periscope
    Audio/Video
    Periscope is a live video streaming application.
  • Taboola
    Web
    Taboola is a content marketing platform that provides a web widget to content creators on their website.
  • Microsoft OneDrive
    Web
    OneDrive (previously SkyDrive, Windows Live SkyDrive, and Windows Live Folders) is a file hosting service. Important: most of the traffic is encrypted with generic Microsoft certificates. The classification of this service then needs non-encrypted traffic to be injected.
  • Spotflux (Windows only)
    Tunneling
    VPN service which offers to protect the Internet connections of its users. This signature only classifies the Windows version of the application.
  • Facebook CDN
    Web
    FBCDN is the Facebook Content Delivery Network (CDN) service, mostly used for static content access such as photos.
  • Baidu Maps
    Web
    Baidu Maps is a web mapping service application and technology provided by Baidu akin to Google Maps. Also classifies the Baidu Total View service, similar to Google Street View.
  • Uber (formerly UberCab)
    Web
    Uber is an American online transportation network company which connects smartphone consumers looking for a trip with drivers.
  • Slack
    Web
    Slack is an online team collaboration tool, featuring both a web browser application and mobile apps.
  • Common Industrial Protocol
    Network Management
    The Common Industrial Protocol (CIP) is an industrial protocol for industrial automation applications.
  • BeirutPress
    Web
    News web portal located in Lebanon.
  • Zoom
    Instant Messaging
    Zoom Video Conferencing, also referred to as Zoom by users, combines video conferencing, online meetings, and mobile collaboration into one platform.
  • Pokemon GO
    Game
    Pokemon GO is an online mobile game by Niantic Labs.
  • Financial Information eXchange (FIX)
    Application Service
    Electronic communications protocol for international real-time transactions and markets information exchange. This signature classifies all the FIX protocol versions, from FIX 4.0 (13 jan 1996) to FIX 5.0 SP2 (1st march 2008) and FIXT 1.1.
  • Elasticsearch
    Application Service
    Elasticsearch is a search engine. It provides a distributed, multitenant-capable full-text search engine. This signature supports TCP binary API, HTTP REST API but not UDP Zen discovery protocol.
  • Umac
    Web
    Web portal of the University of Macau.
  • IMO Video Calling Application
    Instant Messaging
    IMO is a instant messaging application which allows the users to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS, share photos and videos.
  • Amazon Music
    Audio/Video
    Amazon Music is an online music store.
  • Facebook Live
    Audio/Video
    Free live video streaming service by Facebook. This signature only classifies the live video streaming making (upload) from the official Facebook mobile application. The live video watching is classified as facebook_video.
  • Signal Private Messenger (Open Whisper Systems)
    Instant Messaging
    Open Whisper Systems (OWS) instant messaging mobile application that implements the Signal secured protocol. Audio/Video calls are classified as OWS.
  • Apple Game Center
    Web
    Online multiplayer social gaming network by Apple.
  • Audible
    Audio/Video
    Audible Inc. is a seller and producer of spoken audio entertainment owned by Amazon.
  • QQ r2
    Game
    QQ r2 is an online multiplayer game from Tencent. The game provides different services : multiple games, chat and web browsing.
  • Movitel
    Web
    Telecom and internet service provider in Mozambique.
  • Radio Okapi
    Web
    News website founded by the United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUC) and the Swiss NGO Fondation Hirondelle.
  • Torrent9
    Web
    Popular torrent file (P2P) search engine and download web site.
  • Amazon Chime
    Instant Messaging
    Amazon Chime is a fully-managed communications service in the cloud.
  • Naij
    Web
    Nigerian portal, providing news coverage, music, weather, jokes, job, games and events.
  • Google Chrome Remote Desktop
    Web
    This signature classifies chrome remote desktop based on DNS caching and SSL common name on PC as well as on Mobile
  • Lynda.com
    Web
    Lynda.com is an online education company. It is owned by Linkedin.
  • PI Data Archive
    Middleware
    OSI PI DataArchive and Server SCADA protocol (ProcessBook, Datalink, etc.).
  • World Of Tanks
    Game
    World Of Tanks is a massively multiplayer online Belarusian game developed by Wargaming.net company.
  • Echo360
    Web
    Echo360 application allows user to build online courses and plan/share them with students.
  • Citrix Cloud
    Web
    Citrix Cloud is a cloud-based platform for managing and deploying Citrix products.
  • Kahoot!
    Web
    Kahoot! is a free game-based learning platform.
  • Google Cloud Platform
    Web
    Google Cloud Platform is a suite of cloud computing services that runs on the same infrastructure that Google uses internally for its end-user products.
  • M800
    Web
    M800 provides communication products and solutions.
  • Canvas Student
    Web
    Canvas Student is an educational application.
  • Workplace By Facebook
    Web
    Workplace by Facebook is a social network for enterprises. Workplace by Facebook is mostly classified as Facebook on mobile devices.
  • Microsoft teams
    Instant Messaging
    Microsoft Teams is the chat-based workspace in Office 365. Most of the application traffic is classified as skype or office365.
  • Electronic Arts
    Web
    This protocol plug-in classifies the generic web traffic related to Electronic Arts.
  • Facebook Lite
    Web
    Facebook Lite is an official Facebook client that allows to use this popular social network through a much lighter app.
  • Demonware
    Game
    DemonWare is a software development company and a subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc.
  • YouTube Kids
    Web
    YouTube Kids is an application providing a family-friendly version of YouTube for younger children, with parental control features and video filter. This plugin classifies traffic for Android devices, on the other platform like iOS and web browser, this traffic will be classified as youtube.
  • upnp
    Network Service
    UPnP, Universal Plug and Play, is a communication protocol designed to facilitate the exchange of information between different devices within a computer network.
  • Cisco
    Web
    Cisco Systems, Inc. is an American multinational technology. This plugin classifies the website browsing.
  • Hoxx VPN
    Web
    Hoxx VPN is a popular anonymizing web proxy.
  • Epic_games
    Game
    epic_games is an American video game and software development corporation.
  • Unreal_engine
    Game
    unreal_engine is a video game engine developed by Epic Games.
  • Line2
    Instant Messaging
    Line2 (formerly Toktumi) is a telecommunication company that provides a second phone number for USA or Canada.
  • Alicall
    Instant Messaging
    Alicall is a chinese application that provide International VoIP call feature.
  • vpn1.com
    Web
    vpn1.com is a website hosting two popular anonymizing web proxies: Hoxx VPN and setupvpn
  • TunnelBear VPN
    Tunneling
    TunnelBear VPN is a desktop application and browser extension that provide VPN.
  • Ubisoft
    Game
    Ubisoft is an online Game software editor and publisher (Far Cry, Assasin's Creed, Watchdogs...).
  • Call of Duty
    Game
    Call of duty (aka COD) is a video game First Personal Shooter (FPS) available on Xbox, PS4, Microsoft Windows and published by Activision. This plugin classifies the World War II edition.
  • TikTok (Musical.ly)
    Instant Messaging
    TikTok is a social network application acquired by ByteDance and previously known as Musical.ly. It allows its users to share live stream video content.
  • Cisco Unified Communication Manager
    Telephony
    Cisco Unified Communication Manager is an IP PBX for enterprises. This plugin classifies Cisco specific protocols between Cisco Unified Communication components and devices, and also classifies the administration web interface.
  • Cisco IP SLA (Service Level Agreement)
    Network Management
    Cisco IP SLA is used to monitor IP applications by using active traffic.
  • I Want TFC
    Audio/Video
    IWant TFC is an over-the-top content (OTT) platform exclusively available in the Philippines. It is the merge of IWant TV and TFC services.
  • Tibco Software
    Web
    This protocol is a generic layer used as a base for all the Tibco protocols.
  • Google Video hosting service
    Web
    Google Video hosting service provides video streaming to Google Youtube applications (Youtube, Kids, Music and Google Program such Youtube Premium).
  • League of Legends
    Game
    League of Legends is a popular Multiplayer Online Battle Arena video game developed by Riot Games.
  • Discord
    Instant Messaging
    Discord is a chat, audio and video call application for gaming.
  • Hideman VPN
    Tunneling
    Hideman VPN is an application and browser extension that provides VPN features.
  • Mobile Legends
    Game
    Mobile Legends is an online multi-player video game.
  • Account Kit
    Web
    Account Kit is a product of Facebook that lets people quickly register for and log in to some registered apps by using just their phone numbers or email addresses without needing a password.
  • Apache Hadoop
    Database
    Apache Hadoop is an open source tool that enables distributed parallel processing of huge amounts of data across servers that both store and process the data.
  • Hadoop Distributed File System
    Database
    Protocol used by Hadoop to store and exchange data across a cluster.
  • Monday.com
    Web
    Monday.com is a collaboration solution for enterprise.
  • MAkeMyTrip
    Web
    MakeMyTrip Limited is an Indian online travel company.
  • AWS Console
    Web
    AWS Console is a web application for managing Amazon Web Services.
  • Signiant Media Shuttle
    File Transfer
    Media Shuttle is a cloud based file sharing solution from Signiant targeting high volume transfers. It have enterprise work flows management capabilities. This plugin classifies Signiant web site, MediaShuttle web interface, Signiant file transfer protocol.
  • Starz
    Audio/Video
    Starz is an American cable and satellite television network. This plugin classifies traffic generated by Starz which is a website and mobile app that featured original programming and feature film content from Starz available for streaming.
  • iBooks
    Web
    Standard iOS application to buy, read and manage books and audio books.
  • AnonyTun
    Web
    AnonyTun is an android VPN client offering to their users to customize a few parameters related to tunnel.
  • W3Schools
    Web
    W3Schools is an educational website for learning web technologies online (content includes tutorials and references).
  • Google APIs
    Web
    Google APIs is a set of application programming interfaces (APIs) developed by Google which allow communication with Google Services and their integration to other services.
  • Netflix Streaming services
    Audio/Video
    Classify traffic related to Netflix Streaming service. Most of that traffic goes to Open Connect Appliances (https://openconnect.netflix.com) which are deployed on ISP/IXP side to speed up throughput and so user experience. Fast.com is a Netflix application using the same servers to assess quality of Internet connection to Netflix service.
  • HTTP Injector
    Tunneling
    HTTP Injector is a VPN tool. This plugin classifies the ssh tunneling. high_entropy plugin must be enabled to get shadowsocks classification.
  • Moodle
    Forum
    Moodle is an open-source learning platform (MOOC). This plugin classifies Moodle website, Moodle cloud instances and HTTP only local instances.
  • Tweakware
    Tunneling
    Tweakware is a vpn application.
  • SkyVpn
    Tunneling
    SkyVpn encrypts your data to secure your connection as a VPN using domain fronting and encrypted traffic.
  • Fast
    Web
    Fast is a web service allowing to assess Internet throughput. This service is provided by Netflix.
  • Solidworks
    Web
    This plugin Classifies SolidWorks collaboration servers and Solidworks website. Solidworks is a CAD (Computer-Aided Design) suite from Dassault Systems.
  • Amazon AppStream
    Application Service
    This plug-in used to classify Amazon AppStream, a remote desktop uses to manage applications running in virtual machines on Amazon platform.
  • Couchbase
    Database
    Couchbase Server is a distributed, open source NoSQL database engine, storing key/values or JSON documents.
  • Medium
    Web
    Medium is an online publishing platform.
  • NetEase
    Web
    NetEase is a chinese internet company. Netease is the owner of 188.com, 126.com, 127.net and kaola.com.
  • Rakuten Video hosting service
    Audio/Video
    Rakuten Video hosting service provides video streaming to Rakuten TV application.
  • Google Pay
    Web
    Google Pay is an application that centralizes payment cards, loyalty cards, and gift cards. Payments can be made on line or in stores through NFC (Near Field Communication).
  • Talkatone
    Instant Messaging
    Talkatone is an instant messaging application that provides international call feature.
  • Raknet
    Game
    RakNet is networking middleware for multiplayer game network engine (used by Roblox, Minecraft...).
  • Tunnelguru
    Tunneling
    This plugin classifies WebTunnel VPN software edited by TunnelGuru and its website.
  • JWPLAYER
    Web
    JWPLAYER is a video-hosting and a video management platform.
  • Ethereum
    Web
    Ethereum (ETH 1.X) is a cryptocurrency based on a decentralized blockchain with Proof of Work (PoW). This plugin handles version 63 (Eth/63) of Ethereum Wire protocol and traffic to its official web site.
  • China International Broadcasting Network (CIBN)
    Web
    China International Broadcasting Network (CIBN) is an internet TV platform. This plugin classifies website traffic.
  • Kuwo
    Audio/Video
    Kuwo provides music streaming services.
  • Wibu Codemeter
    Application Service
    Wibu Codemeter is a license server (Software Asset Management). This plugins classifies this product as used in FactoryTalk Activation Manager.
  • Agora
    Network Service
    Agora SDK is a WebRTC framework.
  • Grand Theft Auto 5
    Game
    GTA5 is video game, with online play mode.
  • Xprotect
    Audio/Video
    Xprotect is a professional video surveillance system provided by Milestone Systems. This plugin only support the demonstration version on mobile devices.
  • Facebook Games
    Web
    Facebook games is a feature to play games and discover apps on Facebook. This plugin does not classify traffic that may be generated by games/applications to their own servers.
  • Evasive protocol
    Tunneling
    This protocol classifies common mechanisms used by evasive applications. Those mechanisms can be shared by several different applications.
  • Shopify
    Web
    Shopify is an online service to build e-commerce websites.
  • Houseparty
    Audio/Video
    Houseparty is a social network with video capabilities.
  • Roblox
    Game
    Roblox is an online video game.
  • Toyo PLC protocol
    Middleware
    This layer classifies only a limited number of protocols known to be used by Toyo hardware (PLC).
  • YY
    Audio/Video
    YY is a Chinese video-based social network.
  • Acronis
    Web
    This plugin classifies flows related to Acronis products.
  • Amazon Alexa Assistant
    Custom
    Alexa is the Amazon virtual assistant.
  • Keyence
    Application Service
    Keyence is a manufacturer of industrial imaging devices. This plugin classifies the protocol used for image retrieval from KV-X cameras.
  • Path Of Exile
    Game
    Path of Exile is a free online-only action RPG.
  • Rappi
    Web
    Rappi is an on-demand delivery platform for south America countries.
  • Coursera
    Web
    Coursera is an educational site, offering online courses from top universities. This plugin classifies Coursera website and iOS application.
  • Amazon Prime Now
    Web
    Amazon Prime Now is the Amazon platform for independent contractors to provide delivery services.
  • Call of Duty Mobile
    Game
    Call of Duty: Mobile is a free to play mobile videogame. This plugin classifies only the traffic generated by the online playing.
  • The Walt Disney Company
    Web
    The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate. This plugin classifies website traffic.
  • VMWare Client
    Thin Client
    VMWare client is a protocol used by the VMWare application, allowing it to have network interfaces and remote access to a virtual machine.
  • World Of Tanks Blitz
    Game
    World Of Tanks Blitz, aka WOTB, is a massively multiplayer online Belarussian game developed by Wargaming.net company.
  • WarnerMedia
    Web
    WarnerMedia is an American multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate corporation. This plugin classifies website traffic.
Categories
  • Category
    Description
  • Antivirus
    Antivirus update
  • Application Service
    Background service
  • Audio/Video
    Application/Protocol used to transport audio or video content
  • Authentication
    Protocol used for authentification purposes
  • Behavioral
    Protocol classified by non-deterministic criteria based on statistical analysis of packet form and session behavior.
  • Compression
    Compression layers
  • Database
    Protocol used for database remote queries
  • Encrypted
    Encryption protocol
  • ERP
    Enterprise Resource Planning application
  • File Server
    File transfer protocol
  • File Transfer
    Protocol used for user-to-user file transfers via Instant-Messaging applications.
  • Forum
    Web forum
  • Game
    Gaming protocol
  • Instant Messaging
    Instant messaging application
  • Mail
    Email exchange protocol
  • Microsoft Office
    Microsoft office sub-protocol
  • Middleware
    Platform protocol for remote procedure calls
  • Network Management
    Protocol used for IT management
  • Network Service
    Low level network protocol
  • Peer to Peer
    Peer to peer application
  • Printer
    Printer commmunication protocol
  • Routing
    Network routing protocol
  • Security Service
    Workstation security application
  • Standard
    Basic layers defined by Qosmos
  • Telephony
    Telephony core network protocol
  • Terminal
    Remote terminal protocol
  • Thin Client
    Remote control protocol
  • Tunneling
    Tunneling protocol
  • Wap
    Mobile specific transport protocol
  • Web
    Generic web traffic
  • Webmail
    Web email application
  • Custom
    Custom Family